The Masters and their Music A series of illustrative programs with biographical, esthetical, and critical annotations
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The Masters and their Music A series of illustrative programs with biographical, esthetical, and critical annotations

By W. S. B. (William Smythe Babcock) Mathews
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  • W. S. B. MATHEWS.
    • THE
  • MASTERS AND THEIR MUSIC
    • A SERIES OF ILLUSTRATIVE PROGRAMS, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL, ESTHETICAL, AND CRITICAL ANNOTATIONS
      • DESIGNED AS AN INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC AS LITERATURE
        • FOR THE USE OF CLUBS, CLASSES, AND PRIVATE STUDY
        • BY
      • FOR THE USE OF CLUBS, CLASSES, AND PRIVATE STUDY
      • BY
      • W. S. B. MATHEWS
        • Philadelphia Theodore Presser 1708 Chestnut Str.
      • Philadelphia Theodore Presser 1708 Chestnut Str.
      • PREFACE.
    • DESIGNED AS AN INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC AS LITERATURE
      • FOR THE USE OF CLUBS, CLASSES, AND PRIVATE STUDY
      • BY
    • FOR THE USE OF CLUBS, CLASSES, AND PRIVATE STUDY
    • BY
    • W. S. B. MATHEWS
      • Philadelphia Theodore Presser 1708 Chestnut Str.
    • Philadelphia Theodore Presser 1708 Chestnut Str.
    • PREFACE.
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
      • PART I.
      • THE MASTERS AND THEIR MUSIC.
      • CHAPTER I.
        • MOVING FORCES IN MUSIC
      • MOVING FORCES IN MUSIC
      • CHAPTER II.
        • BACH AND HÄNDEL
        • The importance of Bach in the world of music. Pleasing and representative compositions.
      • BACH AND HÄNDEL
      • The importance of Bach in the world of music. Pleasing and representative compositions.
      • CHAPTER III.
        • HAYDN AND MOZART
        • The importance of Haydn as the creator of the sonata.
      • HAYDN AND MOZART
      • The importance of Haydn as the creator of the sonata.
      • CHAPTER IV.
        • CHARACTERISTIC MOODS OF BEETHOVEN
      • CHARACTERISTIC MOODS OF BEETHOVEN
      • CHAPTER V.
        • BACH, MOZART, AND BEETHOVEN COMPARED
      • BACH, MOZART, AND BEETHOVEN COMPARED
      • CHAPTER VI.
        • SCHUBERT AND MENDELSSOHN
      • SCHUBERT AND MENDELSSOHN
      • CHAPTER VII.
        • ROBERT SCHUMANN
      • ROBERT SCHUMANN
      • CHAPTER VIII.
        • CHOPIN
      • CHOPIN
      • CHAPTER IX.
        • BACH, BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN, AND CHOPIN IN THE DIFFERENT PHASES OF THEIR ART
      • BACH, BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN, AND CHOPIN IN THE DIFFERENT PHASES OF THEIR ART
      • CHAPTER X.
        • LISZT
      • LISZT
      • CHAPTER XI.
        • BACH, BEETHOVEN, CHOPIN, SCHUMANN, LISZT
      • BACH, BEETHOVEN, CHOPIN, SCHUMANN, LISZT
      • CHAPTER XII.
        • CONCERNING THE TYPICAL MUSICAL FORMS
      • CONCERNING THE TYPICAL MUSICAL FORMS
      • PART II.
      • MODERN MASTERS AND AMERICAN COMPOSERS.
        • AUTHOR'S NOTE
      • AUTHOR'S NOTE
      • CHAPTER I.
        • NATIONALITY IN MUSIC
      • NATIONALITY IN MUSIC
      • CHAPTER II.
        • JOHANNES BRAHMS
      • JOHANNES BRAHMS
      • CHAPTER III.
        • EDVARD GRIEG
      • EDVARD GRIEG
      • CHAPTER IV.
        • RUBINSTEIN AND TSCHAIKOWSKY
      • RUBINSTEIN AND TSCHAIKOWSKY
      • CHAPTER V.
        • THE LATER ROMANTICISTS
      • THE LATER ROMANTICISTS
      • CHAPTER VI.
        • GOTTSCHALK AND MASON
      • GOTTSCHALK AND MASON
      • CHAPTER VII.
        • E. A. MACDOWELL
      • E. A. MACDOWELL
      • CHAPTER VIII.
        • ARTHUR FOOTE AND MRS. H. H. A. BEACH
      • ARTHUR FOOTE AND MRS. H. H. A. BEACH
      • CHAPTER IX.
        • MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAM BY AMERICAN COMPOSERS
      • MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAM BY AMERICAN COMPOSERS
    • PART I.
    • THE MASTERS AND THEIR MUSIC.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • MOVING FORCES IN MUSIC
    • MOVING FORCES IN MUSIC
    • CHAPTER II.
      • BACH AND HÄNDEL
      • The importance of Bach in the world of music. Pleasing and representative compositions.
    • BACH AND HÄNDEL
    • The importance of Bach in the world of music. Pleasing and representative compositions.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • HAYDN AND MOZART
      • The importance of Haydn as the creator of the sonata.
    • HAYDN AND MOZART
    • The importance of Haydn as the creator of the sonata.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • CHARACTERISTIC MOODS OF BEETHOVEN
    • CHARACTERISTIC MOODS OF BEETHOVEN
    • CHAPTER V.
      • BACH, MOZART, AND BEETHOVEN COMPARED
    • BACH, MOZART, AND BEETHOVEN COMPARED
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • SCHUBERT AND MENDELSSOHN
    • SCHUBERT AND MENDELSSOHN
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • ROBERT SCHUMANN
    • ROBERT SCHUMANN
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • CHOPIN
    • CHOPIN
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • BACH, BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN, AND CHOPIN IN THE DIFFERENT PHASES OF THEIR ART
    • BACH, BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN, AND CHOPIN IN THE DIFFERENT PHASES OF THEIR ART
    • CHAPTER X.
      • LISZT
    • LISZT
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • BACH, BEETHOVEN, CHOPIN, SCHUMANN, LISZT
    • BACH, BEETHOVEN, CHOPIN, SCHUMANN, LISZT
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • CONCERNING THE TYPICAL MUSICAL FORMS
    • CONCERNING THE TYPICAL MUSICAL FORMS
    • PART II.
    • MODERN MASTERS AND AMERICAN COMPOSERS.
      • AUTHOR'S NOTE
    • AUTHOR'S NOTE
    • CHAPTER I.
      • NATIONALITY IN MUSIC
    • NATIONALITY IN MUSIC
    • CHAPTER II.
      • JOHANNES BRAHMS
    • JOHANNES BRAHMS
    • CHAPTER III.
      • EDVARD GRIEG
    • EDVARD GRIEG
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • RUBINSTEIN AND TSCHAIKOWSKY
    • RUBINSTEIN AND TSCHAIKOWSKY
    • CHAPTER V.
      • THE LATER ROMANTICISTS
    • THE LATER ROMANTICISTS
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • GOTTSCHALK AND MASON
    • GOTTSCHALK AND MASON
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • E. A. MACDOWELL
    • E. A. MACDOWELL
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • ARTHUR FOOTE AND MRS. H. H. A. BEACH
    • ARTHUR FOOTE AND MRS. H. H. A. BEACH
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAM BY AMERICAN COMPOSERS
    • MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAM BY AMERICAN COMPOSERS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
      • W. S. G. Mathews . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece
        • Joh. Sebastian Bach, Geo. Fred. Handel
        • Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang A. Mozart
        • Ludwig van Beethoven
        • Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn
        • Robert Schumann
        • Frederic Francois Chopin
        • Franz Liszt
      • Joh. Sebastian Bach, Geo. Fred. Handel
      • Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang A. Mozart
      • Ludwig van Beethoven
      • Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn
      • Robert Schumann
      • Frederic Francois Chopin
      • Franz Liszt
    • W. S. G. Mathews . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece
      • Joh. Sebastian Bach, Geo. Fred. Handel
      • Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang A. Mozart
      • Ludwig van Beethoven
      • Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn
      • Robert Schumann
      • Frederic Francois Chopin
      • Franz Liszt
    • Joh. Sebastian Bach, Geo. Fred. Handel
    • Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang A. Mozart
    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn
    • Robert Schumann
    • Frederic Francois Chopin
    • Franz Liszt
    • PART I.
    • THE MASTERS AND THEIR MUSIC.
      • CHAPTER I.
      • MOVING FORCES IN MUSIC
      • CHAPTER II.
      • BACH AND HÄNDEL.
        • JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH.
        • Joh. Sebastian Bach, Geo. Fred. Händel
        • GEORG FRIEDRICH HÄNDEL.
      • JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH.
      • Joh. Sebastian Bach, Geo. Fred. Händel
      • GEORG FRIEDRICH HÄNDEL.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • HAYDN AND MOZART.
        • FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN.
        • Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang A. Mozart
        • WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART.
      • FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN.
      • Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang A. Mozart
      • WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART.
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • CHARACTERISTIC MOODS OF BEETHOVEN.
        • LUDVIG VAN BEETHOVEN.
        • Ludwig van Beethoven
      • LUDVIG VAN BEETHOVEN.
      • Ludwig van Beethoven
      • CHAPTER V.
      • BACH, MOZART, AND BEETHOVEN COMPARED.
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • SCHUBERT AND MENDELSSOHN.
        • FRANZ PETER SCHUBERT.
        • Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn
        • FELIX MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY.
      • FRANZ PETER SCHUBERT.
      • Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn
      • FELIX MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY.
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • ROBERT SCHUMANN.
        • ROBERT SCHUMANN.
        • Robert Schumann
      • ROBERT SCHUMANN.
      • Robert Schumann
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • CHOPIN.
        • FREDERIC FRANCOIS CHOPIN.
        • Frederic Francois Chopin
        • SECOND AND THIRD PROGRAMS.
      • FREDERIC FRANCOIS CHOPIN.
      • Frederic Francois Chopin
      • SECOND AND THIRD PROGRAMS.
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • BACH, BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN, AND CHOPIN.
      • CHAPTER X.
      • LISZT.
        • FRANZ LISZT.
        • Franz Liszt
      • FRANZ LISZT.
      • Franz Liszt
      • CHAPTER XI.
      • BACH, BEETHOVEN, CHOPIN, SCHUMANN, LISZT.
      • CHAPTER XII.
      • CONCERNING THE TYPICAL MUSICAL FORMS.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • MOVING FORCES IN MUSIC
    • CHAPTER II.
    • BACH AND HÄNDEL.
      • JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH.
      • Joh. Sebastian Bach, Geo. Fred. Händel
      • GEORG FRIEDRICH HÄNDEL.
    • JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH.
    • Joh. Sebastian Bach, Geo. Fred. Händel
    • GEORG FRIEDRICH HÄNDEL.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • HAYDN AND MOZART.
      • FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN.
      • Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang A. Mozart
      • WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART.
    • FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN.
    • Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang A. Mozart
    • WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • CHARACTERISTIC MOODS OF BEETHOVEN.
      • LUDVIG VAN BEETHOVEN.
      • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • LUDVIG VAN BEETHOVEN.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven
    • CHAPTER V.
    • BACH, MOZART, AND BEETHOVEN COMPARED.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • SCHUBERT AND MENDELSSOHN.
      • FRANZ PETER SCHUBERT.
      • Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn
      • FELIX MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY.
    • FRANZ PETER SCHUBERT.
    • Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn
    • FELIX MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • ROBERT SCHUMANN.
      • ROBERT SCHUMANN.
      • Robert Schumann
    • ROBERT SCHUMANN.
    • Robert Schumann
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • CHOPIN.
      • FREDERIC FRANCOIS CHOPIN.
      • Frederic Francois Chopin
      • SECOND AND THIRD PROGRAMS.
    • FREDERIC FRANCOIS CHOPIN.
    • Frederic Francois Chopin
    • SECOND AND THIRD PROGRAMS.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • BACH, BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN, AND CHOPIN.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • LISZT.
      • FRANZ LISZT.
      • Franz Liszt
    • FRANZ LISZT.
    • Franz Liszt
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • BACH, BEETHOVEN, CHOPIN, SCHUMANN, LISZT.
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • CONCERNING THE TYPICAL MUSICAL FORMS.
    • PART II.
    • MODERN MASTERS
      • AND
    • AND
    • AMERICAN COMPOSERS
      • AUTHOR'S NOTE.
    • AUTHOR'S NOTE.
    • MODERN MASTERS AND AMERICAN COMPOSERS.
      • CHAPTER I.
      • NATIONALITY IN MUSIC
      • CHAPTER II.
      • BRAHMS.
        • JOHANNES BRAHMS.
      • JOHANNES BRAHMS.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • GRIEG.
        • EDVARD GRIEG.
      • EDVARD GRIEG.
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • RUBINSTEIN AND TSCHAIKOWSKY.
        • ANTON RUBINSTEIN.
        • PETER ILITSCH TSCHAIKOVSKY.
      • ANTON RUBINSTEIN.
      • PETER ILITSCH TSCHAIKOVSKY.
      • CHAPTER V.
      • THE LATER ROMANTICISTS.
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • GOTTSCHALK AND MASON.
        • LOUIS MOREAU GOTTSCHALK.
        • WILLIAM MASON.
      • LOUIS MOREAU GOTTSCHALK.
      • WILLIAM MASON.
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • MACDOWELL.
        • EDWARD ALEXANDER MACDOWELL.
      • EDWARD ALEXANDER MACDOWELL.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • ARTHUR FOOTE AND MRS. H. H. A. BEACH.
        • ARTHUR FOOTE.
        • SONGS BY ARTHUR FOOTE.
        • MRS. H. H. A. BEACH.
      • ARTHUR FOOTE.
      • SONGS BY ARTHUR FOOTE.
      • MRS. H. H. A. BEACH.
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAM BY AMERICAN COMPOSERS.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • NATIONALITY IN MUSIC
    • CHAPTER II.
    • BRAHMS.
      • JOHANNES BRAHMS.
    • JOHANNES BRAHMS.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • GRIEG.
      • EDVARD GRIEG.
    • EDVARD GRIEG.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • RUBINSTEIN AND TSCHAIKOWSKY.
      • ANTON RUBINSTEIN.
      • PETER ILITSCH TSCHAIKOVSKY.
    • ANTON RUBINSTEIN.
    • PETER ILITSCH TSCHAIKOVSKY.
    • CHAPTER V.
    • THE LATER ROMANTICISTS.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • GOTTSCHALK AND MASON.
      • LOUIS MOREAU GOTTSCHALK.
      • WILLIAM MASON.
    • LOUIS MOREAU GOTTSCHALK.
    • WILLIAM MASON.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • MACDOWELL.
      • EDWARD ALEXANDER MACDOWELL.
    • EDWARD ALEXANDER MACDOWELL.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • ARTHUR FOOTE AND MRS. H. H. A. BEACH.
      • ARTHUR FOOTE.
      • SONGS BY ARTHUR FOOTE.
      • MRS. H. H. A. BEACH.
    • ARTHUR FOOTE.
    • SONGS BY ARTHUR FOOTE.
    • MRS. H. H. A. BEACH.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAM BY AMERICAN COMPOSERS.
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